Re: How to leverage money to accomplish high impact Debian projects
On 23.03.21 16:04, Louis-Philippe Véronneau wrote:
> On 2021-03-22 16 h 43, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud wrote:
>> Le vendredi, 19 mars 2021, 17.49:54 h CET Louis-Philippe Véronneau a écrit :
>>> I for one would be less motivated to help with videoteam tasks if I knew
>>> someone was paid to organise a miniconf.
>> Would your motivation also be affected if an individual was paid only for a
>> specific task that noone in the team found particularily interesting to do?
> I'm not opposed to paid labor per-say. I think the previous examples of
> Debian paying TOs to do accounting is a good one.
> So to answer your question, I wouldn't be opposed if we contracted an
> enterprise to handle our gear for us.
> I don't think it's something particularly fun to do and I see that more
> as an administrative task, akin to accounting.
> "Organising a miniconf" isn't though.
Why would someone get paid to organize one, though?
I've never organized one, but it was my impression from others that this
was always done voluntarily and from own initiative.